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A Man Playing a Gridiron as a Violin

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, bottom right, the number "3"

Marks

Verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink (almost completely faded), the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

L'Homme raclant un gril en guise de violon

early 17th–mid 17th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Meaume 766 (copy); Lieure 0423 (copy)

Dimensions

Sheet: 6.2 x 8.9 cm (2 7/16 x 3 1/2 in.) Platemark: 6 x 8.6 cm (2 3/8 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

P19504.19

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

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